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MORINARI WATANABE

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Nov 4, 2020
International gymnastics meet to provide insight into coronavirus control at Olympics
The one-day event at Yoyogi National Gymnasium will likely be viewed as a test of Tokyo's capability to safely hold an international sporting event.
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Jul 31, 2019
Organizers reveal boxing schedule for 2020 Olympics
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday revealed the competition schedule for boxing, which recently gained approval to be included at the games after the sport's governing body was stripped of its role.
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May 24, 2019
Morinari Watanabe takes helm for Tokyo 2020 boxing competition
Morinari Watanabe, the Japanese head of the International Gymnastics Federation, understands what it means to stick the landing.
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May 23, 2019
IOC's John Coates pleased with Tokyo 2020's progress in managing issues such as traffic congestion
Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission Chairman John Coates praised the local organizing committee on Thursday, citing unparalleled interest in ticket sales and progress toward managing issues regarding transportation and adverse weather conditions at the games.
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Jul 3, 2018
FIG president Morinari Watanabe to visit North Korea in July: sources
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) president Morinari Watanabe is scheduled to visit Pyongyang in mid-July at the invitation of North Korea's gymnastics association, sources said Monday.
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Jan 4, 2017
New world gymnastics chief Watanabe checks in
Morinari Watanabe, who took office as president of the International Gymnastics Federation on New Year's Day, proposed Tuesday the word "challenge" as this year's slogan for the sport.
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Oct 19, 2016
Watanabe elected as president of International Gymnastics Federation
Japan's Morinari Watanabe was elected as the president of the International Gymnastics Federation at the world governing body's congress in Tokyo on Wednesday.

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